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By Jacqui D. Sinarle If there’s one celebration that’s uniquely Modesto, it’s Graffiti. Every year, local residents have looked forward to Modesto’s annual Graffiti Summer, which combines cars and music in a fun family environment. Today, Graffiti activities are more numerous than ever and attract people from across the country, a

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By Noel Daniel In what was deemed a runaway success, Turlock Restaurant Week had its inaugural run from Jan. 19 – 28. In it, 25 Turlock restaurants came together to offer a variety of delicious menu items at great prices. So, how did such a large-scale event make its way to

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle If you think no news is good news, then you’d better think again. The local residents who operate Positive Modesto News and HeyTurlock are determined to change your mind by providing feel-good stories, user friendly event calendars and interesting information that celebrates what’s good about our communities.

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By Ashley Stinson Built in 1883, McHenry Mansion is the only original Victorian home still standing in Modesto. The house was built by Robert McHenry, a director at the Modesto Bank. This house has been an enduring Modesto landmark since 1976, when it was granted to the City of Modesto

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By Noel Daniel “Come Grow with Us” as the Stanislaus State Agriculture Department and Friends of the Fair Foundation present the 15th Annual Tastes of the Valley Wine and Cheese event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The Tastes of the Valley event will be held on Oct. 5 from 6 to 9

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By Noel Daniel When the Central Valley heats up, it doesn’t pull its punches. The temperature soars as high as summer kites, and when the going gets tough—the tough go swimming. Make sure to stay cool this summer. We might suggest sticking to the water!   SPLASH GROUNDS Both Modesto

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By Noel Daniel  For many years, National Night Out has stood as a bastion of neighborhood safety and camaraderie. In fact, it’s one of the largest crime-prevention events in the county. What seems at first to be a simple block party is, in reality, one of our greatest defenses against

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Do you love your city? You can show it by participating in Love Modesto or another Love Our Cities event this spring! “Healthy communities need everyone to get involved,” observed Jeff Pishney, Executive Director of Love Modesto and Love Our Cities. “We’re trying to make a

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ByNoel Daniel For those out of the design loop, Pantone chooses one—or, in last year’s case, two—colors for the year. These colors appear in home decor, in fashion, and in graphic design. Colors like this are chosen two years in advance and after careful analysis of color trends. Those who

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By Jacqui D Sinarle The next time you bite into a peach, crunch on an almond, or nibble an olive, keep in mind there’s a good chance that snack originated very close to home. Not only does the Central Valley produce the best fresh produce around, nurseries in our own backyard also

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